20 Country Canine Retreat
If you think traveling with your dog means having to stay in rustic digs, then you haven’t visited these luxurious country retreats.
Over 100 wineries to explore and many
24 West Virginia
We know Virginia is for dog lovers and West FURginia is no exception.
28 Fort Lauderdale
Chic oceanside and riverfront strolls for you and your furry best friend.
30 On Wisconsin!
The Badger State is bow wow wow friendly.
32 Tropical Dog NEW!
Just a girl and her dog, traveling around the world.
34 Adventures in Pet Sitting NEW!
Jane Thomas travels the world to take care of homes with dogs so the owners can vacation. Nice job if you can get it!.
10 Contest Winners
Past winners and the loot they received from sponsors in FIDO Friendly contests!
12 Leave No Dog Offline
Follow our twitter and Facebook Fido fun.
14 FIDO Fun Zone
From Puparazzi to Crossword Fun, buried treasures await.
18 FIDO Expo
A bonanza of tongue-wagging canines.
36 Feature Giveaway
Kiki is up for adoption and surrounded by prizes you could win.
Cast from the daytime soap The Young & The Restless dish all things dogs.
43 Second Annual Cruelty Free Issue
At what price beauty? If you knew the products used in daily life came at the cost of harming animals, would you look for alternative products? Visit companies whose products are not tested on animals.
46 Celebrating Earth Day with Fido in Mind
There are many products and services available to help manage Fido’s carbon paw prints.
48 A Man’s True Best Friend
Loki the Wolfdog and Kelly Lund are Internet stars with breathtaking images captured by Lund as they experience life on the wild side.
52 Best Friends Animal Sanctuary
Plan your next vacation at the Sanctuary to volunteer with pigs, horses and dogs, oh my!
54 Diary of an Agility Dog Trainer
12-year-old Hunter Sveslosky and his trusty canine companion, Spartikus, learn the ropes of agility training, a sport new to both of them.
56 Fido-friendly National Parks
The U.S. National Park Service celebrates 100-years.
59 Table For Two
Brought back as a Fido favorite, the no-cook turkey banana pup-pies.
60 He Yaps She Yaps
Mine, mine mine! Can two dogs share their toys?
61 Bowser on a Budget
Beat the heat and the summer rates with spring getaways with Fido.
62 Adoption Story
Caitlyn was all over the news showing her muzzle taped shut, but now with love and kindness, her wounds and spirit are on the mend and she is now known as 'America’s Dog.'
64 Crate & Garden
Here are some tips to help you create your own mudd room.
65 The Glossary
Ask yourself, 'what would your dog do?'
68 The Doc is in
The heat is on so leave Fido at home during the warmer months.
82 The Backyard
Purple unleashes awareness.
69 Spring Cleaning Guide
From this issue
Huntington Beach, California offers up doggie nirvana at this coastal hotel.
By Susan Sims, Publisher
I love finding high-end Fido-friendly hotels that welcome dogs and the Paséa Hotel & Spa rolls out the red carpet for both you and Fido. As a native Southern Californian growing up near the beach, our visit to Huntington Beach was a blast from the past. Renting rafts to body surf and ordering...
Fido and you will be treated like royalty.
By Robin Tierney
The esteemed guests lounging in the hotel’s lobby and other public areas made us realize we were in the right place. A stately blonde Labradoodle patiently surveyed guests clinked wine glasses by the replace. Two perky, exquisitely groomed lap dogs seemed to realize they were in the lap of luxury. A sleek spaniel quaffed straight-up...
Think Wisconsin, not Switzerland.
By Susan Sims, Publisher
You had better bring Fido if you would like to fit in to this picturesque resort town of Lake Geneva. Just 80 miles outside of Chicago, it is a world away from the hustle and bustle of everyday life and your dog is as welcome as you are.
The 26-mile shore path is a wonderful way to experience the slower pace with Fido as it winds it’s...
While you may think it’s fun and a harmless lark to parade your smart pooch around in a fake vest or harness, this is not an innocent trick without consequences.
By Tamra Bolton
Service dogs and the people they help have always garnered the upmost respect and admiration, but in this new age of entitlement and self-serving attitudes, this is sadly no longer the case.
In many places now, service...